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Dismiss view controller?

When I send SMS using the code below the view gets frozen and the user are not being pushed back to the previous view. Why is that?

 - (IBAction)sendSMS:(id)sender {
    MFMessageComposeViewController *controller =
    [[[MFMessageComposeViewController alloc] init] autorelease];

   if([MFMessageComposeViewController canSendText])
      NSString *str= @"";
      controller.body = str;
       controller.recipients = [NSArray arrayWithObjects:
                             @"", nil];
       controller.delegate = self;
       [self dismissViewControllerAnimated:YES
       [self presentViewController:controller animated:YES completion:nil];

5 Answers

Ferhat Ezizi
Ferhat Ezizi
10,372 Points

Oh, I misunderstood. You can dismiss a MFMessageComposeViewController inside its delegate method. Try this:

- (void)messageComposeViewController:(MFMessageComposeViewController *)controller didFinishWithResult:(MessageComposeResult) result
    switch (result) {
        case MessageComposeResultCancelled:

        case MessageComposeResultFailed:
            UIAlertView *warningAlert = [[UIAlertView alloc] initWithTitle:@"Error" message:@"Failed to send SMS!" delegate:nil cancelButtonTitle:@"OK" otherButtonTitles:nil];
            [warningAlert show];

        case MessageComposeResultSent:


    [self dismissViewControllerAnimated:YES completion:nil];

Happy coding!

Ferhat Ezizi
Ferhat Ezizi
10,372 Points

You cannot present a view controller while dismissing the current one. Try this:

[self.presentingViewController dismissViewControllerAnimated:YES completion:^{
    [anotherView presenViewController:controller animated:YES];

Or you can just use protocols&delegate to handle this.

Or with completion blocks: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12658147/present-and-dismiss-uiviewcontroller-with-completion-blocks-without-protocols

Thanks man!! But I don't need to dismiss the current one to present a totally new one. I just want to get pushed back. My problem is that when I send and sms the view gets frozen and not pushing back if he/she wants to send a another SMS

Thanks!! :)

It still gets frozen in the mobile with the code you posted...:(